Monthly Archives: February 2011

BeatSession 02|21|11

Original Sample: Slow Dance by David Ruffin What’s good, WBS? Once again, I’m holding down this week’s write-up while your boy, illa, is putting the finishing touches on his beat. This week we sample one of my favorite vocalists of … Continue reading

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BeatSession 02|14|11 ( J Dilla Tribute )

James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006) aka Jay Dee, J Dilla. What compels a man to spend endless hours in his basement making beat after beat and be so enthralled in the music that he forgets … Continue reading

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BeatSession 02|08|11

Original Sample: Silly Love Song by Enchantment Okay, so illa had to take some time off from the world this week. He didn’t tell me where he was going–only that it was a matter of national security…and that the fate … Continue reading

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BeatSession 01|31|11

Original Sample: Everything Must Change by Billy Paul When I first heard this week’s sample, I thought it was terribly depressing (other versions by Ighner and Nina are equally morbid). But then I took it back — the song is … Continue reading

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